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Lakers News: Ivica Zubac and Larry Nance, Jr. are excited to play with their new rookie teammates

Their new teammates are just as excited.

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The Los Angeles Lakers brought in a bunch of fresh faces in the 2017 NBA Draft, selecting four new rookies to join their squad.

The team will officially introduce Lonzo Ball Friday and Kyle Kuzma, Thomas Bryant and Josh Hart at a later date, but two of their new teammates were ready to welcome them right away:

Hart was as excited to join them as any rookie has ever been, and Ball will likely say more at his press conference Friday. Bryant and Kuzma also sound ready to officially be a part of the #Lakeshow:

For his part, president of basketball operations of Magic Johnson was also ready to welcome the new prospects:

We’ll see if the new rookies are feeling as “kumbaya” when they’re going through whatever rookie duties Larry and his son have cooked up for them, but seeing players’ excitement at getting to follow their NBA dream is one of the most fun parts of the draft.

Harrison Faigen is co-host of the Locked on Lakers podcast (subscribe here), and you can follow him on Twitter at @hmfaigen.

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